Whether you have new neighbors next door or old friends moving across town, a housewarming gift is a great way to show you care. New owners always appreciate anything that relieves the pressures of moving and settling in to an unfamiliar neighborhood. Here are seven fun and easy housewarming-gift ideas for your friends moving into their [city] home.

A Door Wreath 

You can choose a wreath that fits the season or that is simply attractive on the front door. Include a wreath door-hanger and storage box so they can easily hang it or put it away. 

A Pair of Candlestick Holders 

Candlesticks are a simple, yet practical gift for a new [city] home. They’re perfect for a mantel, dresser or table. Choose attractive candlestick holders that match the house’s décor and include a set of candles to burn.

A Homemade Meal

Moving and getting settled in a new house takes a tremendous amount of time and effort. This leaves little time to cook nutritious meals. Bring either a takeout or home-cooked meal along with disposable plates and utensils for a much-appreciated housewarming gift. 

Fresh Flowers

Nothing makes a room look more inviting than fresh-cut flowers or a lush green plant. Flowers add a punch of color while plants last longer while still requiring little work. Choose flowers that fit the season or a plant with full, green leaves that is easy to maintain.

Scented Candles 

Not only are they practical, but they also help bring comfort and serenity to the chaos of moving. Choose a theme for the candles, such as a color or a scent that matches the style. Include candles of different shapes and sizes and a lighter.

Picture Frames 

Keep in mind the house’s décor as you choose a picture frame. Wood, pewter, bamboo or decorative glass looks great in a casually decorated house. If the house has a more formal décor, 

Dan DeMark Realtor, 320-428-3124. Dan@DanDeMarkHomes.com